USA :: Illinois :: McHenry & Lake Counties
9 days agoTGIO is Sunday at 4pm in Panera back room! RSVP if you can, or just come join us!
15 days agoAdded a thread for LATE VALIDATION, and for our STATs for 2018! Go clicky!
16 days agoWelcome to December everyone! I hope November helped you realize you could do more than you think with your writing, that you at least made some progress! Come Celebrate at the TGIO Party with us! A casual gather, no pressure to do anything other than much a bit, listen to us talk about here you could go next and some hints at what is coming with NaNo next year!
17 days agoDon't forget to VALIDATE BEFORE MIDNIGHT!
26 days agoYou can officially Validate your win now! We already have two winners - Tauna and Alex! Congratulations!
30 days agoThis afternoon, Nan and I reserved the backroom at the Crystal Lake Panera
about 1 month agoJoin us tonight for sprints and chat in the discord chatroom at 7:30pm!
about 1 month agoWe added some extra rooms to our Discord Chat so everyone can find space to use the rooms as they will. There is a Quiet room, where only Woolf Bot works, so there are not the interruptions of Bot info and the Raptors and all the commands and such that are available in the other rooms. If you need help with Discord, let us know!
about 1 month agoPlease remember to back up your work daily - in multiple places. Maybe even a hard copy. I recently lost about 10,000 words that I had to recreate the hard way. Always a reminder that not even the cloud can be relied on completely! So Save Early, Save Often! :)
about 1 month agoAnd so it begins! GET WRITING PEOPLE! UPDATE YOUR WORDCOUNT!
about 1 month agoJust a reminder that all of our virtual write-ins will be held in the Discord Chatroom - NOT chatnano. Please see the thread with the correct link, or find the link in the event information.
about 1 month agoCome to the Kick Off Party Today! Feel free to stop by even if you did not RSVP! Info on the calendar and the event listing!
about 1 month agoJust a reminder that our KICK OFF event will be on Sunday, October 28th, from Noon to 2pm. Please RSVP on the correct thread below! Pizza Party!!!
3 months ago9/19/2018 Regional News Blast went out today, and I have copied it into the forum below, as well as in the NaNo McWrimo Facebook group. Check out the news!
3 months agoForum Wipe 2018 is Complete. We're gearing up for Nano 2018 folks!
4 months ago2018 Forum Wipes are scheduled for September 4th. I (Paintminion) have just gone through and saved a few threads we will continue to use, and we're all set to go! 2018 NaNo coming soon! Announcements and what we're working on is listed under 2018 News post in forum!
5 months agoCongratulations to our Regional Cabin for Camp NaNo in July! All 6 Campers reached their goals! WOO HOO! That sure feels good, doesn't it?! On top of that, planning and outreach to libraries and locations continues for NaNo. Nan and I are grateful for those who have stepped in to help make that happen in your local libraries! We add a new library to our regional events, and plan to keep working hard to ensure we have lots of events to help you reach your November goals! Want to get involved? Just let us know!
6 months agoEven now, NaNoWriMo planning is happening! We're contacting local libraries and hangouts, organizing events and making sure we'll all have a great November. And if you are doing Camp NaNo right now, we have a Regional Cabin! Contact Panstygia, aka Nan Sampson Bach, to get into our cabin!
about 1 year agoNEW Facebook Group now open!
Please go there and request to join! NaNo business will still be here, but also on the new FB group. Additional social media outlets coming soon.
about 1 year agoAt the TGIO it was decided that we will start more social media accounts for our region and work on notifications for all to help increase awareness of events for NaNo. We will post links here when we're ready which will be soon!
about 1 year agoAnother Nano is over, Thank you all for working so hard this month! See you next year! (Suggestions and Questions can be directed at Nan and I on FB or here.)
about 1 year agoTGIO PARTY: Saturday 3:30 to 6pm Check the post for details! RSVP and let's celebrate what we accomplished this year!
about 1 year agoFinal Battle done in Chatnano as we all validated or finished what we could. Thank you all for a great time! Everyone else, please validate by Midnight!
about 1 year agoThe FINAL BATTLE has begin in ChatNano! Link and info on Chatnano is in the ChatNano info thread pinned to the top of our forum below.
about 1 year agoALERT: Last Battle at Sue's House is cancelled. The event will be online only - through midnight! ChatNano Regional Chatroom, sprinting starts at 5pm
about 1 year agoNOTE: Last Night Final Battle will be online in Chatnano as well, for those who cannot be at the gathering!
about 1 year agoPLEASE: RSVP on the separate posts for the FINAL BATTLE! event at Sue's, and for the TGIO party!
about 1 year agoCheck our Calendar, Event List, Introduce yourself. Choose us as your local region to receive our Regional Emails!
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We're widespread, but will offer various write-ins and online chats at different times of day and night. We use this Regional Forum for personal help, encouragement, and info! This is what NaNo is all about - Community and Support!
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